The Managing Director of the Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Prof. Adesoji Adesugba has expressed satisfaction on the human capacity development programe of the Public Service Institute of Nigeria (PSIN) used in retooling professionalism in the public sector.
Adesugba made the remark when Mrs Bola Thomas, Director of Studies and Learning, who represented the Administrator/CEO of the Institute, Dr Abdulganiyu Obatoyinbo, paid him (Adesugba) a courtesy visit on Monday in Abuja.
The NEPZA boss said the institute was greatly assisting the Authority in developing the right capacity aimed at actulising the economic polices of the Federal Government.
The managing director further said greater percentage of staff of the Authority who wrote the 2020 promotion examinations for senior officers conducted by the institute had expressed delight on the outcome of the exercise, adding that the results were fair assessments of the candidates.
``The staff and the union body are happy with the exercise and have described the institute as incorruptible examiner.
``We are all encouraged by the speedy release of the 2020 promotion examination results and we are prepared to enlarge our involvement with the institute to continually build the capacity of the staff for enhanced professionalism’’, Adesugba said.
Responding, Obatoyinbo described NEPZA as a pride of the nation, adding that the PSIN had the responsibility of assisting it to assemble a world class workforce that could fast track the industrialization process of the country.
He said the institute had high standards for human capital development, adding that the trainers had not hesitated in ensuring those standards were used in transforming the public service into efficient and effective sector that could effortlessly drive government policies.
``We are, therefore, urging heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies to without delay engage PSIN in the training and conduct of promotion examinations for their staffers as doing so will help to bring more quality standard in staff assessment process’’, Obatoyinbo said.